Vietnamese married couple and gunman dead after W.Va. nail salon shooting

  • Patrick Wayne Cater, 52, opened fire at Jo’s Nails & Spa in West Virginia on July 28 and fatally shot Khuyen Van Le, 45, and Phi Anh Le, 40.
  • The victims were a Vietnamese married couple who were reportedly coworkers at the salon.
  • Two Summersville officers opened fire at the shooter, killing him.
  • The West Virginia State Police are currently investigating the incident.

A 52-year-old man fatally shot a Vietnamese couple at a nail salon in West Virginia.

Summersville officers responded to a shooting at Jo’s Nails & Spa just before 6:40 p.m. on July 28. 

The gunman, identified as 52-year-old Patrick Wayne Cater, opened fire in the salon and fatally shot Khuyen Van Le, 45, and Phi Anh Le, 40. The married couple were reportedly coworkers at the salon.

Two officers opened fire at the shooter, according to the police. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Cater had been working at the salon earlier during the day of the shooting. He left and came back with a semiautomatic pistol, Police Chief John Nowak reportedly said

The West Virginia State Police are currently investigating the incident.

 

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